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My dog ripped its toenail off 5 days ago i went to vet and

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my dog ripped its toenail off 5 days ago i went to vet and had it wraped i went back yesterday and they said the bandage git a little wet from her licking it and they wraped it again how long should i keep the bandage on
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome. I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian, and would like to help you today.

If it was just re-wrapped yesterday, I would plan to leave it on for another 48-72 hours. We'd expect it to be drying up by the stage. Once you unwrap it, if she pays it any attention then do keep the foot covered with a baby sock (as its breathable and will aid it drying out better) +/- an ecollar until it is fully healed. If it looks moist or weepy, you can spot clean it with warm salt water (1tbsp salt to a pint warm water) as needed.

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